5 things to do if you're broke this week
Free Fun Friday
Naumkeag will open its doors for free Friday, offering self-guided house tours and "Secret Gardens of Naumkeag" games, craft and readings for children, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., 5 Prospect Hill Road, Stockbridge. THETRUSTEES.ORG.
Why not take the kids to a free, family-friendly show at Williamstown Theatre Festival? WTF's Community Works initiative presents "Once Upon a Time in the Berkshires," Sunday through Wednesday, 7 p.m., daily except Tuesday, 2 p.m., reservations required., Main Stage, '62 Center for Theatre and Dance, 1000 Main St., Williamstown. WTFESTIVAL.ORG.
Trisha Brown Dance Company
Jacob's Pillow partners with Clark Art Institute to present a free, site-specific performance by Trisha Brown Dance Company, "Trisha Brown: In Plain Site," Sunday at 1 and 4 p.m, reservations required, 225 South St., Williamstown. CLARKART.EDU.
Head outside, enjoy some nice summer weather, see some beautiful local vistas and maybe some wildlife. Housatonic Valley Association is hosting a free paddle trip through Lee Wednesday from 3 to 6 p.m., reservations required, canoes provided. Register: 413-298-7024. HVATODAY.ORG
Two chances to attend
Stockbridge Sinfonia will be performing a free program with two chances to see this weekend, 2 p.m. Saturday at the Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge, and 7 p.m. at the Lenox Memorial High School. The program will include Mozart's "Overture to the Magic Flute," and "Clarinet Concerto," and Schubert's "Symphony No. 3." STOCKBRIDGESINFONIA.ORG.
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